Jazz Intro and Outro Runs

Instructor
Jonny May
Course
Level 3
2

Learn 6 gorgeous jazz runs up the piano that you can use as an intro or outro for just about any jazz tune.  You’ll learn the formulas behind these upper structures plus the “setup chord”.

Course Objectives
  • Learn about the essential “prep chord”
  • Play upper structures to create genuine Jazz sound
  • Explore 6 different runs that sweep up the keys
  • Understand 8 "Resting Places" for the final chord
Learning Focus
  • Accompanying
  • Chords
Course Resources
Lesson Sheet Lesson-sheet-Jazz-Intro-and-Outro-Runs.pdf Download

Course Lessons

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Jazz Intro and Outro Runs – Lesson 1
27:15

The Setting, the “Prep” Chord, Intro Setups, Run 1, Run 2

2
Jazz Intro and Outro Runs – Lesson 2
37:30

Runs 3, 4, 5, & 6; 8 Resting Place Chords

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